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Swamping Safety Database

Details of incident 4

Swamping record

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Date 1962-64
Location Swan river, Perth, WA
Water Temperature 8-12 C
Boat(s) involved 4+
Boat Construction Open Construction
Outcome 1 dead - hypothermia and drowning 
Description Boat swamped, crew clung to sunken boat, and in the water for 45 minutes. One swam asher to get help.


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